10 reasons to go to Christmas at Silver Dollar City at Branson

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If you’re looking for a great place to spend Christmas, then look no further than Silver Dollar City in Branson, which was named a top 5 spot to light up the holidays by Good Morning America!

There are so many reasons why your family will enjoy a visit to Silver Dollar City this holiday season.  Here are 10:

1. Lights

There will be 6.5 million dazzling lights in the park! That includes 1.5 million in the Christmas in Midtown light spectacular.

2. New Show

This year, you can enjoy a brand new show! Coming Home For Christmas is a 45 minute long musical in Red Gold Heritage Hall. It includes:

  • 14 singers and dancers
  • A live 4 piece band
  • 18 songs
  • 5 distinct Christmas scenes

3. Shows

There are a lot of other great returning favorites:

  • A Dickens’ Christmas Carol
  • Frontier Fa-La-La Follies
  • The Living Nativity
  • Tinker Junior’s Toy Shop

These are great shows that your whole family can enjoy!

4. Rudolph Meet & Greet

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer will be meeting guests every day in in Fireman’s Landing.

5. Rudolph’s Parade

If you’re a fan of Rudolph, you’ll be happy to know that there’s also a great Rudolph’s Holly Jolly Christmas Light Parade!  45 costumed characters & 9 lighted floats will come down the streets of Silver Dollar City. This includes 12 ft tall elves, 10 ft candy canes, marching wooding soldiers, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, and more.

6. Holiday food

There’s a lot of great holiday food for sale at this event, such as:

  • Gingerbread Funnel Cake at Fanny’s Funnel Cakes
  • Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls at Eva & Delilah’s
  • Cheeseburger Chowder at Lumbercamp
  • S’mores Cheesecake Waffle Cone at The Chick’n Waffle Cone Co.
  • Molasses Cookie at Eva & Delilah’s
  • Gingerbread Dusted Churro with Peppermint Dipping Sauce at Dockside Concessions
  • Red Velvet Funnel Cake at Cakes & Cones
  • Sliced Caramel Apple with Nuts at Apple Dumpling Stand
  • Pot Roast Loaded Fries at Lady Liberty Dining Pavilion
  • Candy Cane Crunch Kettle Corn at Frisco Kettle Corn
  • Potato Leek Soup at Hatfield’s Tater Patch
  • Ozarks Chili at Buckshot’s Skillet Cookery
  • Gingerbread Dusted Churro with Peppermint Dipping Sauce at Dockside Concessions
  • Lucky Lindy Cookie at Eva & Delilah’s
  • and more!

There are also 2 different Christmas buffets for you & your party to enjoy

  • Reunion Hall Prime Rib Buffet
  • Miss Molly’s Traditional Holiday Buffet at Molly’s Mill

7. Meet Santa

You can interact with Santa at Santa’s Cottage inside the Carousel Barn! You can also get a professional photo with Santa, which makes a very special souvenir. And as an added bonus, Santa’s Cottage is a great place to warm up!

8. Grandpa’s Christmas Story

Grandpa from the Frisco Silver Dollar Steam Train takes the stage – the Tom & Huck Stage, to be exact – to share the story of Christmas. Plus, Kimberly & Mel Barber will be performing their favorite Christmas songs.

9. Rides

Weather permitting, you will be able to enjoy a number of thrill rides during your visit. Enjoy riding your favorite rides with a Christmas light backdrop and Christmas music playing!

10. Shopping

Pick up stockings, ornaments, twinkling lights & other decorations in the collector’s haven Christmas Hollow. You can also look through 35,000 ornaments to purchase as well as other Christmas decorations at Jingle Bell Junction.

Silver Dollar City Tickets

You can book your tickets through Tripster, and if you bundle it with a hotel you can save money!